A Web of Air

A Web of Air Cover

A Web of Air

By Philip Reeve

Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780545222167, 293pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2011


The second, thrilling adventure in the Fever Crumb trilogy from the brilliant and award-winning Philip Reeve.

Two years ago, Fever Crumb escaped the war-torn city of London in a traveling theater. Now, she arrives in the extraordinary city of Mayda, where buildings ascend the cliffs on funicular rails, and a mysterious recluse is building a machine that can fly. Fever is the engineer he needs - but ruthless enemies will kill to possess their secrets.

About the Author
Philip Reeve wrote his first story when he was just five years old, about a spaceman named Spike and his dog, Spook. Philip has continued writing and dreaming up adventures and is now the acclaimed author of the Mortal Engines series, the Fever Crumb series, Here Lies Author (2008 Carnegie Medal Winner), and many other exciting tales. Born and raised in Brighton, England, Philip first worked as a cartoonist and illustrator before pursuing a career as an author. He lives in Dartmoor with his wife, Sarah, and their son, Sam.

Praise For A Web of Air

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Praise for Fever Crumb

From the rubble of a broken world, mixing ancient tech with old-fashioned derring-do, comes another splendid adventure from Philip Reeve.”Scott Westerfeld, author of Leviathan and Behemoth

[star] Reeve's captivating flights of imagination play as vital a role in the story as his endearing heroine, hissworthy villains, and nifty array of supporting characters.” Booklist, starred review

[star] Beautifully written, grippingly paced, and filled with eccentric characters and bizarre inventionsthis is a novel guaranteed to please Reeve's fansand very likely broaden their ranks.” Publishers Weekly, starred review